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Damages valle Isarco after thunderstorm


Valle Isarco was hit by a heavy thunderstorm in the night between Saturday and Sunday. Damages are particularly serious in the agricultural sector.

The damages caused by a heavy thunderstorm in valle Isarco during the night between Saturday and Sunday are more or less 8 – 10 millions euros. The most serious damages are in the agricultural sector; 40-50 hectars of land were damaged by the heavy rain. Moreover, 35 farms and other various buildings were damaged, especially in the city of Vipiteno. The fire brigade were busy all day long, helped by many volunteers. Today, Monday August 6th, 2012, deeper analyses will take place in Vipiteno to estimate the effective damages caused by the thunderstorm.
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